Welcome to Nakere Rural Women Activist
Nakere Rural Women Activist (NARWOA) is an umbrella Women led and Women focused not-for-profit Organization registered with the authorities of Uganda (Reg No: MIA/NB/2019/08/2751) and working in Kotido and other districts of Karamoja. NARWOA was established in November 2002 as a community response to humanitarian crisis in Karamoja, addressing cross border and inter-ethnic political instability, rise of war lords, high domestic violence, and discrimination of women in the society and overall adverse poverty.
Vision: Inclusive society that promotes the rights of women and other vulnerable people in Uganda
Mission: “To promote the rights of women and other vulnerable groups through livelihoods and advocacy initiatives for dignified lives”
Core Values (IPIA)
Result Oriented, Team work, Mutual
Respect, Gender Equity, Integrity, Transparency and Accountability..
NARWOA has an elaborate governance structure that consists of the secretariat under the leadership of the Executive Director charged with the day to day running of the activities of the organization and the Annual General Meeting which is the supreme body that provides oversight to the activities and strategies of the organization. NARWOA employs top-notch staff with grounded experience on program and project design, development, implementation, monitoring and finance as well as clear, elaborate and functional strategic documents which are a basement for the operation of the organization.
NARWOA envisions an inclusive society that promotes the rights of women and other vulnerable people in Uganda through the delivery of programmes in Management, Leadership and Governance Capacity for women, Livelihood development and support, Research & Advocacy Networking & Partnerships.Over the years, NARWOA recognizes the need for and appreciates collaboration in resource mobilization, program development and implementation. As a result, NARWOA has earned credibility, trust and professional recommendation as evidenced by NARWOA’s receipt of funds and partnerships for program implementation from Karamoja Women Umbrella Organization (KAWUO) from 2002 up to date, Ndere Cultural Center in 2002, Teso Karamoja Women (TEKWIP), TASO & Irish Aid, G40 in 2009 women leaders in the greater horn of Africa in Promoting peace in the greater horn of Africa funded by CLUBDMARID, US Embassy Kampala in 2012 supported NARWOA to participate in the international leadership Visitor program in the US ,WIPC & Norwegian Government in 2013, PROVONO INITIATIVE Distribution of food to the vulnerable community in Kotido District, Greater Gender Equality (GGE) NARWOA in partnership with Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET) & Diakonia, Oxfam in 2020 up to date, Mercy Cops and USAID 2019 to 2023, consortium with Caritas, MADA HRGF funding from Oxfam, TASO & Global fund on going, GIZ-CUSP ongoing, European Union (EU) ongoing and SIHA, CEWERU funding from (EU) Uganda on going,
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We believe in team work, we believe in every one interested in making a change in the lives of the needy women.
We look forward to meet life changers globally.
The Strategic Objective…
The strategic objective will be pursued through the following strategic actions:
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We have a number of running activities.
Kotido Municipal Mayor and community Liaison officer sensitizing the community on peaceful co-existence and peaceful disarmament .
Mentors of Nakapelimoru sub county equipped with SOP items to facilitate life skills and business mentorship sessions for adolescent girls and boys (AGYW+Boys)
A business owner of Panyangara sub county empowered to train AGYW+Boys to use life skills and social capital for improved well-being and personal agency.